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WATCH: Gay Couple Included In Google’s Cutesy V-Day Video

Aww… Google made a cute animated video for Valentine’s Day, which it embedded on its homepage. While the main V-Day story follows two straights united by a love of jump-roping, the end cuts to a bunch of alternative couples (alien/astronaut, princess/frog) and one gay (married?) couple in the middle of the bottom row.

Cute, huh?

On:           Feb 14, 2012
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    • Anthony

      What about the lesbian couple too? Isn’t that one in the bottom, left-hand corner?

      Feb 14, 2012 at 3:10 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Rowan

      I like the idea, but I’m not sure I appreciate GLBT couples being compared to animals…

      Feb 14, 2012 at 5:49 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Oh, ok.

      @Rowan: What?

      Feb 14, 2012 at 6:43 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Blue

      I saw this earlier today, was shocked and happy when I noticed the small pic, had to see it again to believe it.

      Feb 14, 2012 at 7:54 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jay

      @Rowan: Ditto. Their heart was in the right place but I’m tired of being thought of as alternative. I’m not alternative, I’m normal. We deserve front center attention and dignity just like everyone else.

      Feb 14, 2012 at 9:02 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • cwm

      Doesn’t Google own YouTube? You know, the hugely-popular video site which immediately skitters to remove anything “offensive” (i.e. gay) if even one or two people complain?

      Feb 14, 2012 at 9:06 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • what?

      @Rowan: i agree. i thought the interspecies romance was a little off-putting…

      Feb 14, 2012 at 9:24 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Phil

      Gay romance: As fantastical as aliens and jumping cookies. Duly noted.

      Feb 14, 2012 at 11:20 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Oh, ok.

      Oversensitive as usual.

      Feb 15, 2012 at 12:18 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Rowan

      I don’t think it’s oversensitive when there are mainstream politicians who explicitly link homosexuality and bestiality, like Santorum, the guy who’s presidential nomination campaign is looking increasingly possible.

      Feb 15, 2012 at 5:20 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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